To The Childless Mothers

Yesterday our nation recognized Mother’s Day. Mothers tend to be a uniting factor that we can all relate to and a day of appreciation for a lifetime of self-sacrifice (and worrying) is a pittance for the life, love and nurture these women provide. As a newer mother I find myself reflecting on what it means…

Walking The Line: Parent Resources

In the Mom World there is a long standing polarity between Working Moms (WM) and Stay at Home Moms (SAHM). While on the playground, sprinting from child to child to cover whichever twin is at the greatest risk of serious injury I occasionally have the opportunity to squeeze a side conversation in here or there…

Un-slumping Yourself Is Not Easily Done

In Where’s the F*#king Map? I wrote about breaking down the concept of identity with the goal of finding a more fulfilling version of self and purpose distinct from motherhood, relationship, family and friendship- all important endeavors on their own. This is that selfish, sacred space that is just for me. Across my peers this…

Where’s The F*#king Map?

There’s a concept associated with being a newer mother that we “lose ourselves.” Not physically, unless we are locked in a closet by choice as a survival mechanism. By the way, if you do not know of Kristina Kuzmic then you absolutely need to.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKo2meWXXc0 I am referring to our sense of identity as…